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Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
friday near the afghan border and the local government wants to block nato supply routes to afghanistan and we report the taliban want revenge. >> he says he shouldn't have come to work today but says he can't afford to stay home. he tells us he fears attacks by the pakistan taliban after the u.s. killed the leader in an unmanned aerial drone strike. >> translator: people stopped coming to market. we are so afraid the taliban will attack us, i don't know what to do. >> reporter: his fears are based on personal experience. the story teller's market where he works has been attacked several times by the taliban and lost month his uncle was killed in a bombing. and security is on high alert after the pakistan taliban threatened to afenge the death saying the blood will be turned into a suicide bomber. besides the fear there is also anger. in a media briefing on saturday interior minister kahn said they destroyed the efforts. >> it was ambushed and not acquired, it was an ambush and we see it as an ambush. >> reporter: other political parties want more than angry words with washington. an
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 2:00am EST
that were launched last week. a political party wants to block nato supply routs into afghanistan. >> officials in france are condemning the killings of two reporters. they were kidnapped, shot and had their throats cut. they had been warned that their trip to the west african nation was dangerous. >> no one knows who took them and and why they were killed. ghislaine dupont and claud verlon worked for radio france internationale. ghislaine dupont and claud verlon were found dead a few kilometres away from kidal. the tuareg rebel leader they interviewed before being abducted describes what happened. >> translation: i heard an unusual noise in the street. their car was parked in front of my house, about 10 metres interest the door. i went out to see what was happening. once i got to the door i saw a car, a pick-up next to theirs. there was a mon on the ground with a weapon. he pointed at me and said, "go back inside, go back." i went in, afterwards they took off with the two journalists, leaving in a hurry. >> an official statement in paris said the french military warned the journa
Nov 2, 2013 12:00am EDT
's saying about what the motive is. he says that nato has not achieved any security access in afghanistan or say that we have timed out a leave with the afghanistan taliban. what possible motive could we have to be in league with the taliban for one minute when they are killing our men and women and your men and women? what could possibly be our motive? he said he's been trying to figure that out himself. [laughter] then i said it hurts. it hurts. the american people hear you and he's almost alone in terms of the leadership of the country and act as though it does not make much difference in whether we come or stay. the educators there want us to stay. we can have a residual force, but we cannot stay. finally, he says, there has been a western history of divided rule, divide and conquer, that's the best he can do. what happened? when the brits, the russians, whoever -- alexander. you go back further than i do. that's it. i just told him, you know, you are undermining a goal which you obviously want which is for there to be some kind of a residual presence in your clearly -- your people cl
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
will raise the issue on monday in the national assembly. the nato supply line should be blocked until drone attacks stop. we will not allow nato supply lines to enter until they stop the drone attacks. >> many people in the pakistani government and military and inteintelligence agencies are pleased with mehsud's death. he planned several major attacks and claiming thousands of lives, but was open to peace talks about thwiththe government and s gone now that the taliban threatens his death. >> a u.s. law maker is defending the drone strike in pakistan. mike rogers says the attack will protect american american troop. >> this is the guy that is trying to create problems both with pakistan and he relates with afghanistan taliban and these are the guys that closed 500 schools and most of them girl's accidents o schools in tn province of afghanistan and he is part of a network that is a giant organized crime group that have been involved in supporting al qaeda and taliban and others. this was a bad guy. and by the way there is some information recently that concerned us about the safety of our t
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
pakistani opposition leader imran kahn proposed a ban on nato supply trucks inside pakistan. ofn accused the u.s. sabotaging the peace talks. >> i feel sad that just as the dialogue was about to start take, those who are still part in the talks, were killed yesterday. >> the pakistani taliban has sayed asly picked kahn its new leader. the suspect in friday's armed attack at the los angeles international airport could face the death penalty for shooting dead a transportation security administration officer and wounding five other people. is charged with murdering a federal officer and committing violence at an international airport. the head of the police at lax described the attack. >> at 9:20 this morning, in individual came into terminal 3 of this airport, pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to open fire in the terminal. he proceeded up into the screening area where tsa screeners are, and continued shooting. he went past the screeners back .nto the airport itself personnel officers from airport police, los angeles airport police, responded immediately to the calls. they trac
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
in peshawar in june 2009. there were regular attacks on nato supply convoys heading through the khyber pass for afghanistan. >> because of these attacks hakimullah mehsud was public enemy number one. he taunted the u.s., sitting beside the jordanian suicide bomber who killed seven c.i.a. agents in an attack. hakimullah mehsud's death in a drone strike came a day before peace talks were supposed to start between the pakistani government and the taliban. >> pakistan condemned the use of drones in the country, saying the strike was an attempt to sabotage peace talks with the taliban. >> a plea for help from iraq. the united nations says nearly 1,000 iraqis died in october attacks - most civilians. iraq attributes the violence to al qaeda, which is why iraq's prime minister came to the u.s. to ask personally president obama for help. >> translation: we have a common vision about all the issues we discussed when it comes to diagnosing the return of terrorism and how to count terrorism. >> nouri al-maliki is asking for apache helicopters and he'll fire missiles and counterterrorism support. >> g
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